Vietnam Series: Ho Chi Minh City to Vung Tau and a beautiful beachside town

Bai Sau back beach looking towards Giant Jesus

Bai Sau back beach looking towards Giant Jesus

Vung Tau is a low key beachside location, situated on a peninsula, 125km from Ho Chi Minh City and is a popular weekend destination for HCMC residents. 

This also makes it perfect for me as a beach option for a couple of days before I look to commence my journey home to Australia.

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Vietnam series: Mui Ne, Vietnam and the fishing village, white and red sands and Fairy River

Bungalow complete with mozzie net

Bungalow complete with mozzie net

I wake under my mozzie net in my AU$28 bungalow.  I checked in yesterday to the 3 star Suoi Tien Mui Ne Resort in Mui Ne, Vietnam and am grateful that my mozzie net seems to have done its job.

Yesterday I arranged for my motorbike taxi guy to take me again on his motorbike for a “tour for one” of Mui Ne (for an agreed fee).  He said he could take me on a tour which would include stops at the fishing village, the white and red sands and the Fairy River.  We had arranged that he would pick me up from my accommodation at the crack of 9:00am. Continue reading

A short break close to Melbourne you might like to discover

Sunday morning and the second day of our weekend break and we are on a deadline to get up, get showered and downstairs for breakfast by the 9:30 am finish (well…it is a Sunday after all). We manage to shower and pack up in good time and head down the staircase to the breakfast room. Continue reading